Post Tagged with: "Barnet"

  • ‘Barnet Council not for sale’ Conference, 7th July

    ‘Barnet Council not for sale’ Conference, 7th July

    Event June 26, 2012 8:00 am no comments

    UNISON along with Barnet Alliance are hosting ‘Barnet Council not for Sale’ Conference Saturday 7 July 12 – 3pm Greek Cypriot Centre, Britannia Road, Britannia Road, North Finchley, London N12 9RU Guest speakers Professor Dexter Whitfield Andy Mudd APSE Consultant John Dix aka Mr Reasonable (local resident & Blogger) Aberdeen UNISON […]

     
  • Number crunching: Was there a “Coleman effect” in Barnet and Camden?

    Number crunching: Was there a “Coleman effect” in Barnet and Camden?

    Voices May 5, 2012 10:35 pm 1 comment

    In Barnet and Camden local traders, campaigners and bloggers came together with a campaign to sack their Conservative Assembly Member Brian Coleman. The reasons for this are long and arduous but are essentially a combination of a reaction to Coleman’s generally boorish and offensive manner to his constituents, with a […]

     
  • Meet Andrew Dismore (Labour candidate for Barnet and Camden)

    Meet Andrew Dismore (Labour candidate for Barnet and Camden)

    Voices April 20, 2012 9:34 pm 1 comment

    Andrew Dismore is the Labour candidate for the Barnet and Camden constituency seat. As one of our “ones to watch” we wanted to ask Andrew a few questions to help voters decide if he is the candidate for them!   Q: Barnet Council seems to be on a mission to close […]

     
  • Review: Tale of Two Barnets

    Review: Tale of Two Barnets

    Culture April 19, 2012 9:00 am no comments

    Last night was the Parliamentary film screening of a Tale of Two Barnets (see our previous interview with the film maker). Attended by MPs, councillors, union representatives, activists and interviewees among others all packed into the Wilson Room to watch a showing of the film and here from some of […]

     
  • You are now entering Friern Barnet: community library

    You are now entering Friern Barnet: community library

    News April 14, 2012 10:54 pm 3 comments

    When Barnet Council decided to close down Friern Barnet Library it sparked wide spread concern. A lively campaign to save the library brought together people in the community because it was one of the last free spaces in the area, and a well used one at that, used for regular […]

     
  • Saturday: opening a pop-up library in Barnet

    Saturday: opening a pop-up library in Barnet

    Event April 13, 2012 11:56 am no comments

    Invitation – Friern Barnet Pop up Library – Official opening 11am this Saturday   You are cordially invited to the official opening of the worlds very first Pop Up Library at Friern Barnet on Saturday 14th April (map). Please come on down to the Library on Saturday between 11am and […]

     
  • A child friendly cash point?

    A child friendly cash point?

    Overflow March 23, 2012 9:00 am 1 comment

    This Barnet hole in the wall is an ideal height for passing dogs or those who like to operate machines with their knees. I passed this cash point a few minutes later and one woman was getting her kids to use it for her. Quite right, teach um young what […]

     
  • Where to see “Tale of Two Barnets” in the next few weeks

    Where to see “Tale of Two Barnets” in the next few weeks

    Event March 22, 2012 8:40 pm no comments

    A Tale of Two Barnets is a film that seems to be really getting a head of steam. It looks at the divisions in Barnet and the effect of council policy on a range of ordinary people. See Barnet Eye for more details. Tuesday 27th March – 7-9 pm, St. […]

     
  • Barnet Question Time: Thursday 15th March

    Barnet Question Time: Thursday 15th March

    Event March 15, 2012 11:32 am 1 comment

    Young and not-so-young are invited to a “Barnet Question Time” event at Woodhouse College tonight, 5-8pm. The panellists will be: * Neil Seabridge: Borough Commander, Barnet Police * Cllr Andrew Harper: Cabinet member in Barnet for Education, Children and Families * Robert McCulloch-Graham: Director of Children Services in Barnet * […]

     
  • Barnet’s Great Divide Ride: Sunday 25th March

    Barnet’s Great Divide Ride: Sunday 25th March

    Event March 8, 2012 9:00 am no comments

    Sunday 25 March 2012 – Save that date! Meet at 10 AM at New Southgate rail station. Barnet’s Great Divide Ride is a “Giro d’Juntions”, if you will. The North Circular Road (A406) is a challenging barrier to cycling to and from north London. Join us as we zig-zag our way over […]